Studies in the Philosophy of the Scottish Enlightenment

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Michael Alexander Stewart
Clarendon Press, 1990 - Philosophy - 328 pages
This collection of new papers on Scottish philosophy in the age of Hutcheson and Hume pays close attention to the study of context and the use of original historical sources as a key to philosophical interpretation. The book includes revolutionary new research on Hume's early reading in
science and religion and its impact of his thought.
 

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Contents

EMERSON II
36
The Scottish synthesis
61
The social history of the Edinburgh
87
Science and the pursuit of virtue in the Aberdeen
127
Hume and the culture of science in the early eighteenth
151
Probability and irreligion
191
Hume and Berkeleys Three dialogues
231
Mind body and the animal
251
Reviews
303
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M. A. Stewart is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Lancaster, but does not want his affiliation listed in publicity materials. Refer to him as Editor of Oxford Studies in Philosophy. 1993 - new affiliation is Professor of the History of Philosophy, University of Lancaster

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